I just picked one up last week
Had one a couple years ago, but it was the earlier model with crappy aluminum sky hooks.
Had to sell it last year.
Been wanting to find another one & got a smokin' deal on my brand new one.
Few months back as I was leaving Value Village, some dude was donating/dropping off a couple full face helmets.
I snagged them just before he put them in the box. Thank you.
Traded a full face, plus a little bit of bubble hash & honey oil.
I got a brand new freebord for the cost of a can of butane
Here is a crappy little clip of me Freebording.
I couldn't get it too work. haha
I only had about 3 hours on my old one, so I don't really know any tips to give you?
I need to find some as well
The first couple times I tried my old one, I tried it in front of my house on a tiny little hill.
I couldn't do it, thought I might have made a bad choice?
a fair size hill, one that's steeper than you think you'll need.
Don't worry you won't end up going fast.
Don't try & ride it straight
That's where I had a lot of problems.
Just carve, right away.
I'm not going to tell you to buy pads & a helmet & all that jazz.
But... I will say.
Buy some sliding gloves, the kind with plastic fingers & palms.
It's inevitable, that your going to put your hands down.
I did in this video & burnt the pads off my fingers.
Get a Freebord chomper, they're mint.